LOS ANGELES – A motorist in a vehicle was found shot dead this morning in the Florence community of unincorporated Los Angeles County, authorities said.
The motorist’s passenger, a woman, was found uninjured inside the vehicle, the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department reported.
Deputies dispatched at 12:55 a.m. near the intersection of East 77th Street and Crockett Boulevard, regarding gunshots heard in the area, located the vehicle, which had struck a parked vehicle.
Arriving paramedics pronounced the motorist dead at the scene. The woman, who was also inside the vehicle, was not injured.
Sheriff’s Homicide Bureau detectives urged anyone with any information regarding the shooting to call them at 323-890-5500 or Crime Stoppers at 800-222-8477.